What does drowsy mean?

Definitions for drowsyˈdraʊ zi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word drowsy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drowsy, drowsing(a), dozy(adj)

    half asleep

    "made drowsy by the long ride"; "it seemed a pity to disturb the drowsing (or dozing) professor"; "a tired dozy child"; "the nodding (or napping) grandmother in her rocking chair"

  2. drowsy, oscitant, yawning(a)(adj)

    showing lack of attention or boredom

    "the yawning congregation"


  1. drowsy(Adjective)

    Inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy.

    I was feeling drowsy and so decided to make a cup of coffee to try to wake myself up.

  2. drowsy(Adjective)

    Disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific.

    It was a warm, drowsy summer afternoon.

  3. drowsy(Adjective)

    Dull; stupid.

  4. Origin: Probably from or akin to drusian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Drowsy

    inclined to drowse; heavy with sleepiness; lethargic; dozy

  2. Drowsy

    disposing to sleep; lulling; soporific

  3. Drowsy

    dull; stupid


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of drowsy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of drowsy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of drowsy

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Translations for drowsy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • نعسانArabic
  • приспивателен, сънливBulgarian
  • schläfrigGerman
  • νυσταγμένοςGreek
  • somnoliento, soñoliento, adormecido, soporífero, somníferoSpanish
  • خواب و بیدار، نیمه خوابPersian
  • unelias, nukuttava, unettavaFinnish
  • stupide, somnolent, ensommeillé, soporifiqueFrench
  • néalmhar, suanmhar, codlatachIrish
  • suaineachScottish Gaelic
  • सुस्तHindi
  • soporifero, insonnolito, assonnatoItalian
  • 眠い, 眠たいJapanese
  • miegainsLatvian
  • pōuruuru, hinamoe, hiamoe, hāmoemoeMāori
  • slaperigDutch
  • senny, ospałyPolish
  • modorrento, sonolentoPortuguese
  • заспанный, усыпляющий, сонный, снотворный, сонливый, нудныйRussian
  • pospan, dremljiv, поспан, sanjiv, сањив, дремљивSerbo-Croatian
  • dåsigSwedish

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